Category Archives: Law

“The Windfather” – Another report finds wind and renewable energy projects controlled by organized crime to launder money

Christine Duhaime | antimoneylaunderinglaw.com Europol report ties mafia to renewable energy This week, Europol released yet another report tying the financing, development and operation of renewable energy projects, particularly wind energy infrastructure projects, to organized crime in Europe. The latest … Continue reading

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Scotland’s green watchdog wined and dined by polluters

Rob Edwards | The Ferret The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa) has been repeatedly wined and dined by the fish farming, whisky and power industries, prompting questions to be raised about its impartiality. Information released by Sepa reveals that 13 … Continue reading

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Hearing for National Scenic Area Petition PEO1655 VIDEO

  The Scottish Parliament “PE1655 by Christine Metcalfe on behalf of Avich & Kilchrenan Community Council on Scotland’s National Scenic Areas; and will take evidence from— Christine Metcalfe, Alan Mitchell, Community Councillor, Avich and Kilchrenan Community Council; and Douglas Wynn.” … Continue reading

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National Scenic Area Petition and A Seminar On Wind Turbine Noise

One of SSE’s wind turbines at Hunterston. There are residents homes at Fairly and Ayrshire less than 1km from the nearest turbine. Two events for which support by way of attendance would be very welcome and informative: 14th. Sept. 2017. … Continue reading

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Campaigner petitions Scottish Parliament about National Scenic Areas

Comment: Much appreciated support for our National Scenic Area Petition from Scotland’s foremost environmental Non Government Organisation, the John Muir Trust. ———————- John Muir Trust A Loch Awe community council is calling on the Scottish Parliament to review the NSAs … Continue reading

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Scotland’s National Scenic Areas: Threatened Landcapes – Sign the Petition!

A much needed opportunity has arisen to support a petition relating to Scotland’s threatened landscapes and highlighting Loch Awe in Argyll as  PE01655: Scotland’s National Scenic Areas.   This has now been published on the Parliament’s website and will be ‘open’ … Continue reading

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People Power-Up: Kenyan Government Shuts Down Wind Power Outfit’s Illegal Land Grab

Stop These Things Stealing land is, apparently, seen as good business practice by the wind industry; wherever it goes, Africa no exception. In Africa it’s able to profit from long-held animosity between tribes and racial groups, exploiting old rivalries in … Continue reading

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